Paddle sports is an all-encompassing term referring to all the outdoor activities that involve a paddle. That includes kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, and rafting. These are some of the most popular water sports and can be enjoyed by almost anyone.
Did you know that paddle sports have a huge number of health benefits? Paddling is a full-body workout, exercising your core and arm muscles and improving heart health. It is no wonder that these activities are so popular. You’ll find people hitting the water in kayaks, canoes, and other crafts almost anywhere you go.
But it goes without saying that you need a few key pieces of equipment to succeed and of course, stay safe. Marine safety isn’t just for big boats — in fact, paddle sports can take you to some much more dangerous environments, from whitewater rapids to rocky coastlines.
Luckily, with the right equipment on hand, there is no reason why you can’t have a safe and fun trip. Make sure you stock up on safety items such as life jackets, hydration, communication devices, anchors, and waterproof cases.
Other accessories are also available for whatever activity you’re planning on your outdoor adventure. Want to kayak out for some deep-sea fishing? Check out our rod mounts that help keep your rod secured to the side of your boat. Planning on exploring places off the beaten path? Make sure you have lights and communication devices on hand. Maybe you want to experience the adrenaline rush of whitewater rafting …but you’d feel more comfortable in a helmet. Whatever you’re planning, we make it easy to stock your kayak, canoe, or paddle board with everything you need before you head out.